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If you suffered a serious injury or lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident in Tampa, you deserve a champion who will fight by your side with compassion and skill. Our team of accessible Tampa pedestrian accident attorneys and legal experts will take on the insurance companies and legal system to get you the outcome you deserve.

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There are many cities where there is a high volume of traffic at one or more times during the day. Tampa, Florida, is no exception. Many individuals choose to walk on roads or sidewalks rather than drive for many reasons. While walking might help you avoid traffic and provide some exercise, it can also result in pedestrian accidents and injuries.

Many people who visit or live in Tampa enjoy heading to the beach, which can cause congested foot traffic, sometimes crossing busy streets. This is true for Davis Islands Beach, Palmetto Beach, East Tampa Beach, and more.

Even though drivers should know to watch out for pedestrians and when to stop for people crossing the street, many drivers get impatient with beachgoers. They might speed, fail to yield, or engage in other unlawful driving that causes them to hit someone on foot. Suddenly, a day at the beach turns into a nightmare for the pedestrian.

At Boohoff Law, P.A. — Auto Accident Lawyers, we have no tolerance for negligent or reckless drivers who injure pedestrians. Our pedestrian accident lawyers stand up for the rights of accident victims, and we have achieved successful results for many clients.

To learn how a pedestrian accident lawyer from Boohoff Law can help with your pedestrian accident claim, reach out today for more information.

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Your insurance company may not be telling you everything. Know what you’re entitled to with a free consultation. Rest assured that we will never charge any fees unless we win.

Pedestrians in Tampa Are Always at Risk


At crosswalks — or due to jaywalking — there are many times when individuals are at risk of a vehicle hitting them. Even when someone jaywalks, it does not give a driver the right to plow into them with their vehicle.

Many pedestrian accidents happen due to the violation of Florida traffic laws, including:

When a driver does not adhere to the laws of the road, they put themselves and others at risk of catastrophic injuries – and even wrongful death in some cases. Drivers should always comply with traffic laws, speed limits, and other road rules to protect themselves and others. When they violate the law, they can forever alter a pedestrian’s life.

Tampa Pedestrian Injuries

Due to the size and weight of a car compared to a person, any accident involving the two can be extremely severe. Pedestrians have no protection in a collision — not even a helmet like cyclists might wear. This means they are vulnerable to catastrophic or fatal injuries.

Common pedestrian injuries include:

  • Fractures, including hip, pelvis, or rib fractures
  • Internal injuries and organ damage
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Crush injuries
  • Neck and back injuries

These injuries need emergency medical care, and many victims never return to their previous lives. They can have permanent impairments that affect their ability to work, participate in usual activities, or even care for themselves daily. In the most tragic cases, a pedestrian does not survive their injuries, and 5,893 pedestrians died in Florida in a recent year. This made Florida the most dangerous state for pedestrians in the United States.

If a negligent driver severely injured you or took the life of a loved one, you may have grounds to file a pedestrian accident case to recover compensation for medical bills and other losses. Contact the Tampa Pedestrian Accident Lawyers at Boohoff Law for a free consultation to hear your legal options.

Liability for Pedestrian Accidents

When a driver is negligent and hits you, you can hold them liable for all of your:

  • Medical bills
  • Costs of future medical care
  • Past and future lost income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Permanent injuries
  • Wrongful death

Compensation for your losses does not happen automatically. First, you might need to seek benefits from your own personal injury protection (PIP) coverage, if you have it. PIP covers people when they are walking. If your injuries are serious, you can seek additional coverage from the at-fault driver’s insurance. Because pedestrian injuries are often severe, at-fault claims are common following pedestrian collisions.

You want to speak with our Tampa pedestrian accident lawyer as soon as possible to begin the process. First, you might jeopardize your rights to benefits if you wait due to insurance company deadlines and statutes of limitations. Further, evidence of liability can dissipate over time, and the sooner we start working with you, the sooner we can begin gathering evidence to support your claim.

Remember that insurance companies – even your PIP insurer – do not want to pay you the full amount you deserve. These companies save money by limiting claims, even those involving severe pedestrian injuries.

Injured in an Accident in Tampa? Available 24/7

If you suffered injuries or lost a loved one in a Tampa pedestrian accident, you may be able to seek maximum compensation for your injuries. Our Tampa personal injury lawyer understands that you may have incurred some severe financial hardships due to this accident; injuries can result in an inability to work as well as a great need for medical attention. This results in extensive bills with a loss of wages. These monetary damages are designed to compensate for this hardship and help you to get back on your feet. Contact a representative from our Tampa pedestrian accident law firm today to discuss your case and how we can help you.

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Boohoff Law, P.A. — Auto Accident Lawyers

Tampa Office

829 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Tampa, FL 33603

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  • 1. Understanding your options
    From your first call, our team takes the time to listen and learn your unique situation. We’ll walk you through the factors that will increase the value of your claim and help you mitigate risks. Above all, we help you envision a personalized path forward.
  • 2. Connecting with your attorney
    You will know within 1-2 days if our team can help. Your personal attorney and legal team will guide you through what to expect, ensuring you’re always informed about what’s going on. You will stay in control as an included member of the team working on your case.
  • 3. Supporting documentation
    Our diligent legal team will work with you to make sure all the necessary documentation is complete. This includes insurance policy details, medical records, medical and repair bills, and lost wages.
  • 4. Formulating a winning plan
    We’ll assess your case — every detail, every angle — as we fight for the outcome you deserve. We roll up our sleeves and bring an unrelenting commitment and proven track record to formulate a winning game plan, keeping you clearly informed along the way.
  • 5. Negotiation and litigation
    We are relentless in pursuing what’s right. We work with toughness and resilience as we negotiate directly with the defense to obtain the compensation you deserve. In cases that demand a court trial, our attorneys are expert personal injury litigators with the talent to maximize policy volumes and outcomes.

Tampa Pedestrian Accident FAQs

​What if my pedestrian accident caused permanent injuries?

Claims involving permanent injuries can be complicated, as they must compensate you for future losses, including future medical treatment, future earning loss if you cannot work, and a lifetime of pain and suffering. Our firm has the resources and experience to handle pedestrian accident cases involving permanent and catastrophic injuries.​

How do I prove a driver’s liability in a Tampa pedestrian accident case? 

The good news is that you leave this job to your pedestrian accident lawyer. We gather evidence, including convictions of traffic violations or criminal offenses, witness statements, video footage, and more to blame a driver for your injuries.

Injured in an Accident in Tampa? Our Pedestrian Accident Attorneys Are Available 24/7

Alex Boohoff, ​​Tampa Pedestrian Accident Attorneys

If you have suffered injuries in a pedestrian accident, you might have the right to obtain monetary compensation for your injuries. Our Tampa pedestrian accident lawyers understand that you incurred severe financial hardships due to your accident, as injuries can result in an inability to work as well as a great need for medical attention. This results in extensive bills compounded by a loss of income. Monetary damages compensate for this hardship and help you get back on your feet.

Contact a representative from Boohoff Law today or call us at (941) 888-0848 to discuss your case and find out how we can help you.

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Tampa, FL 33603
Phone: (813) 725-5606

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